Senior Client Director

Maria Baker is a Senior Client Director in the Korn Ferry Digital practice affiliated with the firm’s Atlanta office.

Ms. Baker specializes in the design and execution of integrated solutions that support the talent journey.

Ms. Baker has been providing strategic human resource solutions for over 20 years with specific expertise in leadership development, assessment strategies, workforce solutions, employee benefits, and human capital management for growth companies and enterprises.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, she held a Vice President role supporting the launch of a local professional employer organization, providing fully-integrated HR administrative solutions and insurance to growth firms.

Ms. Baker's understanding of the complex objectives and challenges facing human resource and C-suite executives in today's rapidly changing landscape equips her as a trusted advisor who guides her clients through expansion and change. She specializes in developing alignment of talent strategies with the business objective, keenly focused on results. Ms. Baker serves Fortune 500 companies in healthcare, technology, education, manufacturing, and retail.

She possesses a broad working knowledge in benefits plan design & compliance, payroll, HR technology, performance management, and leadership development. 

Ms. Baker is a graduate of the College of St. Benedict with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education and Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership and Concentration in Organizational Development Consulting through Regent University.

Certified in Korn Ferry's proprietary tools: KFLA, KF360, KFALP, Leadership Potential, Digital Bundles (Digital Leader, Front-line Leader, Delivering Through Others, Project Management), Miller Heiman Strategic Selling, and SPIN-Selling.